I am a man with a heart that offends/
With its lonely and greedy demands/
There's only a shadow of me in a matter of speaking I'm dead
The Review Part: This remains one of the most bracingly subversive films ever made. An open act of revenge against the audience for rejecting the creator's original ending, by fulfilling all of their demands in a manner usually reserved for monkey's paws.
The Introspective Noodling Part Of Questionable Interest To Anyone (If You Thought My First Reformed Review Was Bad Whoo Boy Look Out): It has been weird seeing Shinji Ikari in the news. I'm sure the algorithms busily…
A Profession Of Faith:
"Faith is not so much a binary pole as a quantum state, which tends to vanish when closely examined."
I think about God, and slash or his existence, more than most people would believe. Particularly since it has always been my policy that the best way to be a good representative for religion is to let people know you're religious, then shut up about it and try not to be an asshole.
Two of my favorite songs are Sufjan Steven's "Futile Devices" and "John My Beloved".
They're both songs about the way that platonic, romantic and fraternal love can bleed into each other. Which I think is something that happens to us more than we'd like to admit. Personally speaking when my affection for someone is strong enough, no matter what kind of affection it started as, there tends to be some blur around the edges. I'm not saying this is a…